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Question number: 116

» Social Psychology » Social Perception, Cognition, Attribution, Beliefs

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A married couple disagrees about why the husband rarely cleans up the house. He says that he forgets. She says that he intentionally leaves the work for her. Their disagreement over the cause of his behavior is an example of

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Choice (5) Response

a.

base-rate fallacy

b.

false consensus bias

c.

actor-observer attributional divergence

d.

reciprocal interaction

e.

fundamental attribution error

Question number: 117

» Learning » Observational Learning, Modeling

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In research social learning theory, Bandura conducted the famous Bobo doll experiment. Based on this experiment, what did Bandura conclude was important to social learning in children?

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a.

Rewards

b.

Concept learning

c.

Observational learning

d.

Primary reinforcement

e.

Shaping

Question number: 118

» Measurement and Methodology » Scientific Method and the Evaluation of Evidence

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Adopting a scientific writing style means ________.

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a.

Documenting “facts” conveyed in the paper.

b.

Writing in a highly structured style.

c.

Writing to convey information, not entertain the reader.

d.

Remaining objective.

e.

All a. , b. , c. and d. are correct

Question number: 119

» Lifespan Development » Nature-Nurture

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Researchers have determined that bipolar disorder is more heritable than a major depressive disorder. They found that the more closely related family members are to someone with bipolar disorder, the more likely they are to have bipolar disorder themselves. The correlation is not as strong with major depressive disorders. These types of researchers are referred to as

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a.

behavior geneticists.

b.

psychiatrists.

c.

physicians

d.

neurologists.

e.

evolutionary psychologists.

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